Mt. Kisco Trustees, Judge Sworn in for New Terms

Village Trustees Jean Farber and Karen Schleimer start their terms, while Village Justice Mark Farrell starts his.

Mount Kisco's re-elected (and newly elected) village officials took their oaths of office on Sunday evening, a day after their terms officially started.

With ceremonies in the rotunda of Village Hall, Trustee Jean Farber was sworn in for her second term by Village Justice Mark Farrell, while Trustee Karen Schleimer was sworn in for her first term by Mayor Michael Cindrich. Farrell himself was sworn in for another term by fellow Village Justice John Donohue.

The three elected officials, all Democrats, each won their elections in November while running unopposed. Schleimer is succeeding fellow Democrat Joseph Morreale, who was elected in 2010 and chose not to run for another term.

Farber and Schleimer have terms of two years. The newly sworn officials were also joined by family members.

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The officials sworn in were joined by their fellow village incumbents, including Cindrich, Donohue, Morreale, Deputy Mayor George Griffin and Trustee Anthony Markus. Also in attendence were County Legislator Peter Harckham, state Assemblyman-elect David Buchwald - his term starts on Jan. 1, 2013 - former village Peter Grunthal, former Mayor Hank Kensing and Village Attorney Whitney Singleton.

Members of the Village Board of Trustees have little time to rest. Their first meeting of the political year, an organizational meeting for procedures and appointing members of local oversight boards, is Monday night at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall.


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